Sep 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
after a house fire in east baltimore. what neighbors had to say about the victim. >> cheering crowds for both the presidential candidates where they visited. >> and the first full day of the grand prix is in the books. what you can expect today. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first let's check outside with meteorologist tony pann. it stinks, it's swampy outside. it's nasty. >> 5:00 in the morning! >> don't you think it smells funny outside? >> i don't know where you were traveling. >> where were you? >> the air quality in baltimore stinks. >> the mold spores are high because of the rain. >> you don't stink, though. >> i did shower this morning. >> thank you. >> we did shower -- not together. >> where is this show going? it's 5:00 and you've dragged us into the mud. 72 at the airport, humidity over 90%. you'll feel that when you step outside this morning but i think it'
Sep 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
, a loss, no ground lost for the baltimore orioles. >> a tough stretch for the birds right now. the birds dropped their first game in the west coast to the oakland a's, the a.l. wild card leading athletics beat the o's 3-2 last night to prevent them from moving into sole possession in the a.l. east. jonny gomes hit a go-ahead r.b.i. single in the fifth to back a's rookie tommy mill own in a key series between playoff contenders. the new york yankees lost 6-4 at home to tampa bay. oakland is part of the o's grueling nine-game road trip that may have some fans going through withdrawal. the o's winning ways have been drawing bigger crowds to the yards which is great for fans and businesses, as well. lowell melzer has more on. >> that orioles' fever, magic, whatever you want to call it, has taken a grip on the baltimore area and is not letting go. >> it's fabulous. it's exciting to see and there's a lot of momentum and we hope it continues. >> goodbye, home run, it's a fair ball! orioles, 3, rays 2, in 14. >> after a sweep of the tampa bay rays, the orioles are now headed out west on a nine-g
Sep 4, 2012 6:30am EDT
. good morning. >>> good morning, everybody. baltimore city, we will take you to first, we are dealing with an issue, accident tying things up, south washington street. be aware of. that our speed indicaters, 5-10 is miles per hour. it's a slow crawl around the issue. honey go boulevard, silver spring road, speed sensor picking up a shade under 30 miles per hour. issues upper coast, 30 dover, accident because of debris. debris north and west of town this morning. we will look and show you what the situation is. this is looking out towards pretty clear roads. 695, picking up volume as you look towards the west. things are looking normal thus far. another check on traffic coming up. >>> a memoir is going to hit store shelves today. no easy day, a former seal is speaking out about what he says happened. last week it was number one in presales on amazon.com. sherrie johnson is here with more on the story, safe bet to say, military is going to be taking a look at this, making sure no classified information is inside. >> the military is very much posed to the book. -- opposed to the book. th
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
is involved. >> this is wbal tv-11 news today in baltimore. >> i'm jennifer franciotti. the time right now is 7:25 and here's a look at our top stories. the grand prix street racing is legal for those pros in downtown baltimore for the weekend. some of the most skilled drivers in the world will floor it for the second annual race, practice runs and qualifying racing highlighted day one of action on friday. we are told some of the race car drivers had mixing reviews concerning the track and its bumpiness. >> it's a fun track. it's a great -- i think it will be great for racing. it's just they need to make those small snawments -- adjustments with the bump and flatten out turn one to turn four. >> despite some of the financial woes from last year's grand prix, city officials prefer to build on the success of the rate. wbal will show you the roads to avoid, race information and a map of the course on wbaltv.com. jury deliberations will continue next week in the trial of two men accused in the murder of a towson man in the towson town center mall. frank williams and william ward iii are charge
Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
in baltimore. drivers will be putting the pedal to the metal for the grand prix in baltimore. drivers will race around a two-mile track hoping to capture the title. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be better than last year's. so won't be dealing with slick pavement to make things dicey. >>> well, speaking of the roads coming up, why arlington plans to paint some lanes green. >>> and a special election that will >>> hi, everyone. welcome to news4 today. i'm angie goff. >> i'm erica gonzalez. september 2, 2012. it was pretty stormy last night in case i was the only one i heard it. it was really loud, it was really bright. quite a lightning show. and today looks like it could be the same. >> yeah, that's right. meteorologist kim martucci is on shower watch. >> hey, guys, yes. we'll give the showers until around the lunch hour for metro d.c. but off to the west we have them pushing in from the shenandoah. it's 79 in monasses and if you'r
Sep 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
for speed in baltimore. some of the best drivers in the world will hit the streets for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. this from last yeis from last y. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be even better than last year. >>> and the time right now, 6:54. more on sports. a wild game for the nationals and navy plays football across the pond. >> that's right. carol maloney has all the highlights in today's sports minute. >> good morning, everyone. i'm carol maloney. we start with baseball. cardinals/nationals, game 3 of their set. this goes into the ninth tied at nine until david freese of st. louis hits an rbi single and that wins it the cards. stephen strasburg takes the mound for the final game today. >>> to college football, ed sell and the terps playing post to william & mary. tribe led 6-0 for most of the quarter. a six-yard touchdown for justice picket and that was all it would take as maryland picks up the victory.
Sep 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
of virginia. even into maryland, baltimore, philadelphia, you'll be impacted by isaac. philadelphia, you'll see less rain than washington. you'll see an inch or two popping up with the storm system. it certainly is bringing about wet weather. well, if you're flying today -- many of you are -- we're anticipating delays as i mentioned in chicago. getting thunderstorms right now. also st. louis and cincinnati. and your labor day weekend forecast calls for isaac to be impacting much of the region for the first part of the weekend. the second part, fred, looks a lot better. >> okay. that's good. we like. that thanks so much. glass half full. appreciate it. >>> politics now. president obama is in iowa today. kick starting his road to charlotte tour en route to the democratic national convention. democrats are promoting their convention next week as a public gathering. and they're offering invitations to anyone who wants to hear the president speak. cnn political editor is already in charlotte, north carolina, getting a leg up on everybody there. so the curtains go up onthe dnc tuesday. what's
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
could change even after voting began on october 2. back to the phones. baltimore, maryland. dorothy is on our line for democrats. go ahead. calm i like early voting -- caller: i like early voting. mitt romney lies too much and he is a thief. devils.ike they come to kill and destroyed. host: this is from this morning's edition of the washington post. the headline, why is it so hard to register to voted? she writes, americans have been registering to vote since the 19th century. north dakotans do not have to register to vote. they can show up on election day. if most americans are not registered by october 9, they will be shut out of this year plus all election. there are several states such as maine that allow the election day registration. she goes on to write, americans by now are accustomed to registration. to most people throughout the world, the u.s. system is mystifying. on the governments create eligible voter lists, in tabling the majority of their adult population to vote. the government maintains the role. -- the roll. victoria is the author of "day electoral dysfunction."
Sep 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
atlanta through the carolinas into washington, d.c., possibly baltimore, too. you notice the rest of the country, no big cooldown, at least not yet this september. still a lot of hot temperatures out there this weekend >>> window san francisco, familiar site. low clouds mark reason layer close to 3,000 feet yesterday. getting squished down a little bit through the labor day weekend. hour by hour clouds peeling back to the coast by lunchtime and 70s coming back inland today. that's an improvement over yesterday's mainly 60s. tomorrow, more 80s come back. and 90s to wrap up labor day weekend for the valleys. temperatures cooling off again, once we past wednesday of next week. >>> and we want to welcome our people representing rochester, new york. can you fix your hat? fix your hat for me again. yeah, looking good. all right, back inside to you, jenna. >> all right, bill, thank you very much. >>> earlier this week, country singer leann rimes checked herself into a rehab facility for anxiety and for stress. she has now filed an invasion of privacy lawsuit. nbc's veronica de la cruz ha
Sep 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
affordable for the people are state, looking forward to the baltimore orioles' winning the world series, and the ribbons, the redskins beating in the super bowl. maryland, where we move forward, not back. and maryland, where we will reelect the greatest center in the world, ben cardin -- senator in the world, ben cardin. quex in the chair of the maryland democratic party. votesbably cast our 127 for president barack obama. >> thank you, maryland. casting 124 boats for obama. -- votes for obama. massachusetts, you have 136 votes. >> madam secretary, i am boston city councilor iyana presley. the great commonwealth of massachusetts, under the leadership of gov. patrick is first in the nation. >> first in the nation in education. first in clean energy, and the first -- birthplace of the united states of america. >> former home to the late, great senator ted kennedy, the land of the senate. -- lion of the senate. >> home of the bruins. proud to cast 128 votes for president barack obama. [cheers and applause] . >> thank you, massachusetts. casting 128 votes for barack obama. michigan, where o
Sep 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
.c. and baltimore. down to the southeast, it's going to be a hot and humid one. incredibly humid in areas across the south standing water from the storm and temps into the 80's and 90's. it's going to feel very uncomfortable and of course a lot of people still don't have electricity. that means no a.c. to cool them down as they deal with the clean up. into the northern plains and parts of the central parts of the country that's what you will see from isaac. flooding rains across illinois and indiana and out across the west, more sunshine continuing coastal areas looking very very nation again. all right, guys. send it back to you inside. here is the word of the day persuadable. are you a persuadable? one in four voters are, in fact, persuadable. bring in governor mike huckabee now to talk about this. persuadable. what does that mean? shake up numbers significant way that maybe puts tthe g ng pt geared towards the delegates. geared towards the television audience. geared towards talking with those people who are the 25% and saying you have heard mitt romney was sterile and different and cold. he